Livestock & Dairy: Bakewell Market

Bakewell Market Thursday Lunchtime Sheep Sale Report 15-04-2021

649 Sheep including 373 Finished Hoggs, 146 Cull Sheep & 44 Ewes with lambs at foot


37 Finished Hoggs ave 315.87p/kg

Trade again very strong with all but the very plain types in keen demand.  Top prices of £155 per head and 335p/kg, with an overall average of £131 per head.


Leading Prices:

39.0kg 310p/kg C Kirkham, Hartington
42.7kg 335p/kg R Swift & Son, Little Onn



32.1 – 39kg To: 310p/kg Ave: 304.69p/kg
39.1 – 45.5kg To: 335p/kg Ave: 317.49p/kg
45.6 – 52kg To: 294p/kg Ave: 283.85p/kg
52kg+ To 288p/kg Ave: 24639p/kg


46 Cull Sheep Ave £91 per head

Another competitive trade to a top of £146 for a pen of strong Continental Ewes from J Brough & Son, Rudyard


 Store Sheep – 14 Feeding Lambs & 116 Ewes & Lambs

A few tail end feeding hoggs saw Dorset x to £75, Cont x to £74 and Herdwick to £74.


A very good show of 44 Ewes with 72 lambs at foot attracted great interest with several bidders failing to make a purchase and more could have been sold at these prices.


Texel Ewes with doubles to £246

Texel Shearlings with doubles to £232

Texel Ewe with single to £165

Mule Shearling with double to £214

Mule Ewes with doubles to £198

Mule Ewe with single to £142

Cheviot Mule with doubles to £212

Suffolk Shearling with single to £165

Cheviot Ewes with doubles to £202

Cheviot Ewes with singles to £120


Keep checking our Facebook page for further details on special entries!

Already entered – 10 Mule Hoggs with Texel Singles


Peter Oven

Market Associate

Ivor Lowe


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